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Rhapsody in August

Hachi-gatsu no kyôshikyoku

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Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1991
Drama

Synopsis

The story reflects on the economic wars between the United States and Japan and the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki, by focusing on three generations of two related families: an American family of pineapple growers in Hawaii and a Japanese family living outside Nagasaki.

Synopsis

The story reflects on the economic wars between the United States and Japan and the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki, by focusing on three generations of two related families: an American family of pineapple growers in Hawaii and a Japanese family living outside Nagasaki.

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Rhapsody in AugustDirected byAkira Kurosawa

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1991
Awards of the Japanese Academy
1992 | 4 wins including: Best Cinematography
1992 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

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